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Houston looks to improve sputtering offense after loss

Nov. 29, 2021 16:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans won’t be making any offensive changes this week despite a terrible performance after halftime in a 21-14 loss to the New York Jets Sunday. Coach David Culley was adamant Monday that offensive coordinator Tim Kelly would continue to...

Texans focus on eliminating mistakes as they try to end skid

Nov. 15, 2021 19:24 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston coach David Culley insists the Texans are working hard to be competitive each week and are not throwing in the towel in hopes of gaining a higher draft pick. The first-year coach was asked why he’s sticking with veteran Tyrod Taylor at...

Texans sink among league's worst teams amid quarterback woes

Nov. 11, 2021 14:09 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — When the Houston Texans drafted Deshaun Watson in the first round in 2017, it seemed they finally found their franchise quarterback after years of woes at the position. Fast forward to 2021 with Watson sitting out amid a trade request and 22 lawsuits...

Scoring down, home-field struggles among 1st half NFL trends

Nov. 10, 2021 02:25 AM EST

Scoring is down, home-field advantage hasn't returned even if the fans have, and the AFC could be in a wild race for playoff spots. As the NFL gets set to start the second half of its 18-week season, there are a few notable statistical trends to pay attention to, with the...

QB woes have Texans on 8-game skid entering off week

Nov. 08, 2021 16:16 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tyrod Taylor’s return from injury didn’t help the Houston Texans end their skid Sunday against Miami. But even though things didn’t go well for Taylor in a 17-9 loss to the Dolphins, coach David Culley is sticking with the veteran quarterback and...

Dolphins, Texans both bringing 7-game slides into Sunday

Nov. 05, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (1-7) at MIAMI (1-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Miami by 6.5, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Houston 4-4; Miami 2-6. SERIES RECORD: Houston leads 8-1. ...

Taylor to start at QB for Texans against Dolphins on Sunday

Nov. 04, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Last season Tyrod Taylor started one game for the Los Angeles Chargers before being sidelined when a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung when giving a painkilling injection for a rib injury. By the time he recovered he'd lost his job to Justin...

After 4 straight wins, hungry Rams add Von Miller to defense

Nov. 01, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams share the NFL's best record at 7-1 after their 38-22 rout of Houston on Sunday for their fourth straight win. They're thriving on offense and steadily improving on defense — a clear Super Bowl contender for yet another season. ...

Texans looking ahead after latest loss extends skid to 7

Nov. 01, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After another embarrassing loss extended Houston’s skid to seven games Sunday, the Texans are focused on trying to keep the season from spiraling further out of control. “It can always get worse,” defensive lineman Jonathan Greenard said. “So...

Rams get 5 sacks to shut down Mills, Texans in 38-22 win

Oct. 31, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams hurried, harassed and all-around befuddled Houston Texans rookie Davis Mills. By the time Mills and the Texans got anything going, the Rams were up by 38 points and quarterback Matthew Stafford had been pulled for a...